Safety Articles

Facility managers are often charged with health and safety responsibilities, including fire safety and alarm systems, OSHA inspections, ergonomics, emergency preparedness and disaster planning, and much more.

Association Keeps People Moving For 75 Years

The National Elevator Industry, Inc. was formed by elevator contractors to create standard guidelines that promote safe building... ...Read More...

New Product Flash: TANCS Steam Vapor Systems

TANCS® steam vapor systems work by applying low moisture, high temperature steam vapor at low pressure and low... ...Read More...

Americans Rank Building Security as #1 Feature

The results of this survey revealed 28% of Americans feel security is the most important feature, while 12% of respondents indicated that fire safety is the most important aspect of a building's... ...Read More...

New Product Flash: Heronrib From Plastex Matting

These double duty, rolled PVC mats are designed to address safety and hygienic... ...Read More...

ADA Trends: ADA Compliance In Difficult Times

Guest Contributor Katherine McGuinness offers this advice for facility professionals who may struggle when it comes to deciding which standard to... ...Read More...

New Product Flash: STI-6200 From Safety Technology International

The battery operated alarm helps stop the theft and vandalism of fire... ...Read More...

Employers Unnerved by Ruling Upholding the Legality of Guns in Workplace Parking Lots

A 2009 ruling by a federal appeals court meant managers in a growing number of states must accept what, for many, is a troubling reality—their employees have the legal right to keep guns in their cars at work, even with layoffs on the rise and economic tensions running... ...Read More...

OSHA Cites Wisconsin Excavator After Witnessing Safety Violations During Trenching Job

OSHA has cited A-1 Excavating Inc. of Bloomer, WI, for alleged willful violations of federal workplace safety standards, proposing nearly $700,000 in penalties for numerous life-threatening violations at a trenching operation in Weston,... ...Read More...

New Product Flash: AEDs From Defibtech

These automated external defibrillators (AEDs) provide voice prompts appropriate for both lay and professional... ...Read More...

New Product Flash: Ladder Lock from Mt. Everest Safety Products

The Ladder Lock is a patented, portable ladder safety device that meets OSHA standards for hands-free climbing and securing a ladder. It is designed to help prevent extension ladder slide-offs, blow-offs, and... ...Read More...